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Faculty

Kenneth Solberg, Ph.D., LP

Core Faculty, Professor

612-238-4548
ksolberg@smumn.edu

Phyllis Solon, Psy.D., LP

Core Faculty, Associate Professor

612-238-4572
phyllissolon@gmail.com

Marge Charmoli, Ph.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

651-645-5588
drcharmoli@visi.com

Heather Forsyth, Psy.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

952-993-2521
heather.forsyth@parknicollet.com

Robin McLeod, Ph.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

651-739-7539
rgmcleod@smumn.edu

Adam Piccolino, Psy.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

651-503-9404
apiccoli@smumn.edu

Paul Reitman, Ph.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor

preitman3236@aol.com

Marcia Rogers, Psy.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

763-424-3704
mrogers@mnfps.com

Elisa Tattar, Psy.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

651-779-2700
etattar@smumn.edu

Jacquelyn Wiersma, Ph.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor

952-929-9478
jwiersma@smumn.edu

Signe Nestingen, Psy.D., LP

Core Faculty, Associate Professor

612-238-4571
signe@nestconsult.com

Nicky Larson, Psy.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

952-929-8432
clarson@smumn.edu

Jeffrey McLeod, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Associate Professor

jmcleod@smumn.edu

Daniel Silversmith, Psy.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor

612-467-5171
daniel.silversmith@va.gov

Daniel Bucknam, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor

507-457-6948
dbucknam@smumn.edu

Carl Isenhart, Psy.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor

612-467-3962
cisenhar@smumn.edu

Larry Luttmers, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Professor

lluttmer@smumn.edu

Ashley Sovereign, Psy.D., LP

Core Faculty, Associate Professor

612-238-4557
asoverei@smumn.edu

Elizabeth Vogt, Psy.D., LP

Core Faculty, Associate Professor

612-238-4546
evogt@smumn.edu

Nicholas Ruiz, Ph.D., LP

Adjunct Faculty, Professor

nickruiz@comcast.net

Nicholas Ruiz, Ph.D.
Nicholas Ruiz
Counseling and Psychological Services - Adjunct Program Professor


nickruiz@comcast.net

Nick Ruiz holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and is a Professor Emeritus at Winona State University. He currently serves on the editorial board of Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development and has served on the editorial board of Counselor Education and Supervision. He is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Minnesota. He has served on the Minnesota Board of Psychology, and is currently serving on the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, which licenses professional counselors and alcohol and drug counselors in Minnesota. He was part of the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ task force on minimum qualifications for master’s level mental health providers in Minnesota. He volunteers as a supervisor and counselor at Walk-In Counseling Center in Minneapolis, and has over 20 years experience training master’s level mental health professionals. In 2007, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Minnesota Counseling Association, and, in 2010, the Paul Wellstone Legacy Award from the Minnesota School Counselors Association.

Nicholas Ruiz, Ph.D.
Nicholas Ruiz
Counseling and Psychological Services - Adjunct Program Professor


nickruiz@comcast.net

Nick Ruiz holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and is a Professor Emeritus at Winona State University. He currently serves on the editorial board of Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development and has served on the editorial board of Counselor Education and Supervision. He is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Minnesota. He has served on the Minnesota Board of Psychology, and is currently serving on the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, which licenses professional counselors and alcohol and drug counselors in Minnesota. He was part of the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ task force on minimum qualifications for master’s level mental health providers in Minnesota. He volunteers as a supervisor and counselor at Walk-In Counseling Center in Minneapolis, and has over 20 years experience training master’s level mental health professionals. In 2007, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Minnesota Counseling Association, and, in 2010, the Paul Wellstone Legacy Award from the Minnesota School Counselors Association.